Spanish translation of acquire
- (= get)
- (= manage to get)
- (= get)
- [habit, reputation, native language]
- [foreign language]
tomar posesión de
- [colour, tint]
⇒ where did you acquire that?
¿dónde conseguiste eso?
⇒ I seem to have acquired a strange umbrella
parece que he tomado el paraguas de otro
⇒ to acquire a name for honesty
ganarse fama de honrado
Example Sentences Including 'acquire'
Perhaps I shall have to accept his limitations and acquire a page or two to see to my daily tasks.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
He was near to the smuggling routes, and Keller had predicted that he would before long acquire Spix's Macaws.SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
A down of luminescence clung to his face and hands, an inconsequential reminder of all that he'd failed to acquire.EVERVILLE (2001)
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Translation of acquire from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary